Two days ago Congresswoman Lori Trahan stated during an online event that racism is a public health issue, in response to the Lowell City Council voting that it’s not.
Racism is a public health crisis.
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) July 17, 2020
“This is an extremely important issue that has been made worse by the coronavirus pandemic, which has disproportionately affected Black men and women,” Trahan said. “Make no mistake: Racism is a public health crisis, and as a community and as a nation we know we can fix this problem, but we need to start by actually acknowledging that this issue is real and that it continues to persist in every corner of our country.”
Trahan’s statement on racism being a public health crisis was made one day after the Lowell City Council voted 5-4 against a motion that made the same declaration. That motion was made by Mayor John Leahy. Instead, councilors approved a substitute motion filed by Councilors Rodney Elliott and William Samaras that addressed racism in the city but did not make a declaration that racism is a public health threat.
Congresswoman Trahan posts frequently about her disdain for racism and is a cosponsor of a bill that will authorize reparations, so that we can use taxpayer money to pay for LeBron James kids to go to college.
Today, On #Juneteenth, @HouseJudiciary held a historic hearing on #HR40, legislation to consider a study of reparations. I’m a cosponsor because I don’t believe we can ignore our past, & honest conversation about racism in America is an important step toward healing those wounds. https://t.co/iOJj5pSM9R
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) June 20, 2019
Systemic racism is very real, and for too long has limited the ability of black and brown communities to compete, to earn a good living, and finally, empower their children to do the same. We each have a role to play to fix this. We must rise to the occasion. 2/2
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) February 1, 2019
She frequently condemns Trump for being a racist.
This is a racist and despicable type of political attack. Should have no place in the United States. https://t.co/x4VQ51S0D1
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) March 4, 2019
These shameful and racist comments by our President do not make America great. They are meant to divide us, and ultimately make us weaker as a people & country. The Congresswomen being attacked are every bit as American as Donald Trump. pic.twitter.com/0xFtkfpjH7
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) July 14, 2019
The Asian American community does not deserve to be targeted with these racist attacks. The words of our elected leaders matter. All of our words matter, and it’s important that we all deal with facts and treat each other with respect. We are all in this together. https://t.co/LxQC8J7BJ1
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) March 25, 2020
I just voted to condemn the President’s racist tweets. His language and behavior are meant to divide us but we won’t let that happen. Our diversity is our strength and our squad is stronger than his.
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) July 17, 2019
She believes our society is systemically racist and thinks we need police reform because the cops are killing black folks like it’s going out of style.
The time to act is now.
TODAY: Join @RepKarenBass and me at 12pm for a conversation about Congress’ work on police reform, tackling systemic racism, and how we can work together & stay involved as a community in the coming months.https://t.co/ESi6kavQuj pic.twitter.com/krYeumiIqJ
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) July 7, 2020
I find this all very interesting, considering we’ve gotten ahold of Lori’s Lowell High School 1991 yearbook, and it’s got multiple pictures of her wearing Native American headdress, making the “how” sign, and wearing stereotypical Native American face paint.
Lori Trahan was Lori Loureiro back then, which the yearbook editor screwed up.
She was a standout volleyball player and the President of the National Honor Society.
But none of that matters because she was also a flaming racist, and she must be cancelled immediately. I don’t normally give a shit about stuff like this, but her team made the rules and I’m just playing by them. Considering all the pandering she’s done about racism, including to the Native American community, I demand that she disavow her racist ways, resign immediately, and hand over her seat to an indigenous transgender woman.
Embracing diversity is one of our greatest strengths. That was on display this morning at the Lowell Community Charter School. It was a pleasure to celebrate the Americas and the rich cultures of Hispanic, Brazilian, and Native Americans with elementary students today! #MA3
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) November 6, 2019
Today, I was glad to help open new galleries at the @ConcordMuseum, which are designed not only to showcase the birthplace of the American Revolution, but also to honor People of Musketaquid & the important story of Native Americans who lived here centuries before us. pic.twitter.com/Ti3rDRTvkd
— Congresswoman Lori Trahan (@RepLoriTrahan) October 11, 2019
Let’s keep in mind that she demanded Brett Kavanaugh be kept off the Supreme Court because he said he liked to drink beer in his high school yearbook.
Official Statement from Lori Trahan: “The time has come for Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination and for us to demand a new nominee.” pic.twitter.com/CemmEHp4ZF
— Lori Trahan (@LoriTrahanMA) September 24, 2018
The time has come for racist Lori Trahan to withdraw her acceptance of the 3rd congressional district of Massachusetts and demand a new nonbinary congresswoman of color. We are now facing numerous credible allegations of racist actions and unmet demands for truth. She has covered this up for years, and had she been honest about her racist past she likely would’ve lost to noted person of color Dan Koh, who she beat by just 100 votes. It is not enough to simply apologize and pay reparations. Too much is at stake to protect Native American people from the public health crisis of racism. Cultural appropriation is an act of violence, as is her silence on this matter. Racism is a public health crisis and these images put people of color in danger. We hereby demand that the entire Massachusetts Congressional delegation, included noted Native American woman Elizabeth Warren, loudly condemn Congresswoman Trahan’s over racism.
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“She calls out systemic racism and honestly even makes me feel a little racist myself sometimes, but I felt better upon seeing her dressed up as a Native American in her high school yearbook in 1991 so I guess a little racism is okay, right?”
It’s obvious the author of this article is insecure about being told their behaviors are unacceptable, so they latch onto whatever perceived hypocrisy they can to avoid affording themselves even a crumb of introspection. How utterly juvenile.
I couldn’t possibly care less about this. Can we get a “where are they now?” about the guy that kept a whole bunch of teens in his house as sex slaves?
What’s it called when girls with big noses make you randy? I’d enjoy spending time with Lori or our big nosed Lt Gov. Karyn Polito. Full disclosure, I’m no George Raft in the looks department so I can’t afford to be too fussy.
This squaw has seen more sausage than Jimmy Dean. Much like AOC, I’d bang her drum and scalp her clean. Throw her to the wolves after.
Is it a hate crime to use Squawbucks to buy cigarettes?
Not at all. Now using that wampum to buy shiny beads, blankets and firewater, different story.
My owner has a better headdress.
I’m sure she 1/1064ths native american so its ok.
Leave’em alone. Bitch takem totem pole in long horse-face mouth.
Probably a great article. But since I cant read it in any conceivable way with the fonts and sizes all over the place I’ll let this one go you fuckwit.
You’re a douche bag!
My balls are sweaty.
I told you to wear your mesh panties today hun.
What a cunt!
She’s the awkward girl in high school, desperate to get in with the mean girls, aka the squad.
The vast right-wing conspiracy no doubt hacked ALL 3,000 copies of her 1991 yearbook!
Typical MA politicians
They are the most racist and think they can speak for others
How about some of the minority communities step up and speak for themselves.
Vote these phonies out
Well she got away with a six figure campaign violation. Do you think you could get away with this? Do you think you could get away with assaulting federal agents? Hell if you hid that $100 dollar bill a client paid you in cash the feds would be at your door screaming about tax evasion. When do we say enough is enough?
Wait a minute, didn’t her fellow politicians clear her of wrong doing, she must be innocent.
Next you’ll tell me that
Russian collusion was a hoax!
Is she related to Elizabeth Warren?
Same fake tribe I assume
Rap A Ho?? That’s my tribe
I like the slapaho tribe myself.
This shit’s petty and weak, you’re becoming exactly like them.
Your “I went to UMass Amhearst and proud of it” side is showing.
Don’t be such a Cuck.
Rational people were taking the high road with the cancel culture and it’s only emboldened it. This blog is one of the only ways to show they can’t live by their own standards. It needs to be done more, not less. This is a soft war for our country, we don’t have time for Oxford etiquette anymore.
Speaking of which, how do we get the ball rolling against her? Im unfortunately a Christian with at least some morals, its not intuitive for me to get gang rape someone’s reputation and livelihood. But I am getting a wee bit tired of it getting done to ours, so its a serious question, how do *we* get this started?
Now you know how we feel when pancake syrup has to change their logo, when an NFL team has to change its nickname, when someone has to apologize for saying ALL LIVES MATTER.
We won’t be bullied anymore
Silly proles! Don’t you know rules are for little people?
Correct, rules for thee not for me.
That’s a huge bitch!
She is also doing the ISIS “1” salute
As a Native American, I find Congresswoman Lori Trahan’s racist actions deplorable! I can not begin to convey the unspeakable harm she has caused me and my people! I demand she step down immediately! For shame!
Who can we contact to voice our displeasure the congresswoman’s blatant racism?
She is a racist douche, but she is leaps and bounds better than Dan Koh would have been at that job. He is much further left than her. We have a real cast of characters in the Ma delegation. Seth Moulton is the biggest phony empty suit. His ads said that as a Marine Captain, his men always ate before him. He failed to mention that it Marine protocol for enlisted men to eat first. Bozos who vote for democrats get what they deserve.
I didn’t seen any black faces in that YB? Typical of these assholes. Nice work unc
At least these are from pre-digital age so she can’t claim someone hacked her high school yearbook.
Resign now you vile racist cunt! Hate has no home here, you fucking hypocrite.
I can’t be a racist, I’m a girl and a Democrat…and all the boys love me because I have a pussy
…her prom date poked-her-hantas.
Hi how are ya, hi how are ya, hi how are ya
Standard Mass. democrat hypocrisy and dishonesty. “…she demanded Brett Kavanaugh be kept off the Supreme Court because he said he liked to drink beer in his high school yearbook.” Ha ha ha ha, I’m laughing so hard I’ve fallen and can’t get up. Great post, TB! Ha ha ha ha, someone help me. Ha ha ha ha.
HA, good luck w/ that! She’ll claim ignorance and be re-elected for the next 20 years.
All hair Fuhrer Baker’s new proclamation. Nothing to see her ACLU, right? This fucking guy is unbelievable!?
The most pathetic member of the delegation. Has 6 kids and supports abortion on demand.
Bitch has got to go! Maybe she can a new gig on the rez? Don’t care…bye bye!
This kind of stuff was all over the MVC the previous century. In Andover there was an entire dance club called the Indians, and they dressed up in cartoonish native garb to dance on the sidelines during athletic events.
You are right, but you in w she’ll never resign. I’m sure some spin will be put on it to clear her…